January 27, 2022
Mary Dell Jenkins
New BARD additions, January 2022 It’s a new year, and we’re still here! This month we have added more titles of music appreciation content from Smithsonian Folkways, and from our braille collection, more titles from our international partners via the Marrakesh Treaty. They include music instruction from the Tradition of Excellence series for flute, bassoon and …
Braille, Braille and Audio Reading Download BARD, Marrakesh Treaty, Music History and Appreciation, Music Instruction, Uncategorized
January 20, 2022
Who are Baba Yaga and Gnomus? This blog shows how Mussorgsky represents them in his piano suite "Pictures at an Exhibition," and what kinds of related NLS materials you may be interested in.
Audio, Braille, Braille and Audio Reading Download BARD, Braille Music, Folklore, Folklore-Russia, Instrumental Music, Music and Art, Music History and Appreciation, Music Instruction, NLS Music Section, Piano, Piano Music, Uncategorized, Violin music, Women in Music
January 13, 2022
This blog post continues the NLS Music Section's series of American Music from A to Z. This week, we take a look at the life and music of Hazel Dickens.
American Composers, American Folklife Center, Audio, Banjo, Bluegrass, Braille and Audio Reading Download BARD, Country Music, Folk Music, Guitar, Labor, Mandolin, Music Composition, Music Education, Music History and Appreciation, Music Instruction, Musical instruments, NLS Music Section, NLS Online Catalog, Performing music, Recordings, Smithsonian Folkways, Talking Books, Women in Music
January 6, 2022
The Library of Congress recently inducted the 1997 film Selena into the National Film Registry. In today's post, learn about the women who were Queens of Tejano music before Selena's all-too-brief reign.
Accordion, American Folklife Center, Audio, Canción ranchera, Conjunto, Corrido, Family music making, Folk Music, Hispanic American History, Latin American Music, Latinx Music, Mariachi, Mexican composers, Mexico, Music History and Appreciation, Music in Spanish, Popular Music, Talking Books, Tejano Music, Texas, Women in Music, Women's History Month, World Music